Cookie School


Thank you for your interest in the Flour Box Bakery Cookie School!! These classes are offered to students of all levels that are looking for small class instruction. These interactive and dynamic courses are taught by Flour Box owner, Anne Yorks. 

SPRING/SUMMER Class Schedule (click on class title to register):


FULL - May 20 - Decorating Basics

FULL - May 21-Decorating Basics

June 2 - Family Cookie Workshop 

FULL - July 22 Intermediate Girls Night Out

FULL - Aug 19 extended Decorating Basics

FULL - Aug 20 - extended Intermediate Delicate Details


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Check out two great ONLINE classes!
Click on the photos below to watch a trailer about the class. These classes are great for beginners! With online classes, you can watch anytime, anywhere as often as you'd like! 


Cookie School sponsors:

All 2017 classes are sponsored by BRP Box Shop, Ann Clark Cookie Cutterand The Cookie Countess Stencils!




LOCATION:  Classes will be held at the Flour Box Bakery Cookie Studio in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. The cookie studio is attached to my home and is in a residential neighborhood. Parking is available in the driveway or in front of the house. Please only park in those areas. If you are traveling from out of town, I would be happy to help with directions, food, and lodging.


ENROLLMENT: The class size will be limited to 8-12 students per class. This creates a fun and interactive decorating session. Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis. As soon as payment and the registration is received, you will be added to the class roster. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!


TUITION: Cookie School classes are $99/person for basics class or $109/person for intermediate class.  Enrollment is confirmed with payment. Register for a class here. Payment can be made by check. Checks can be made out to Flour Box Bakery.  Registration is not complete with payment.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS: Get excited to learn new decorating skills in the comfort of the Flour Box Bakery Cookie Studio. A live demonstration of each skill will be performed and students will be able to test out their new skills.  

Class Descriptions

BIRTHDAY BASICS CLASS – The Decorating Basics Class ($99) is a birthday/celebration theme and covers the basics of decorating and working with royal icing. Techniques covered include: piping and flooding, airbrushing and stenciling, polka dots, marbling, creating texture with icing, and exploring with different icing tip shapes. Students complete 7 cookie projects during the class.


FAMILY COOKIE WORKSHOP $45 – Get ready to have some cookie decorating fun as a family! This class is available to adults AND children (suggested for ages 7 and older) The class will be a great intro to decorating. Each person will decorate 6 cookies and get a goodie bag! ***The location of the class is the Nittany Valley Events Center, 119 E. College Ave., Pleasant Gap, PA)


GIRLS NIGHT OUT – The Intermediate Class ($109) goes a step beyond the basics, introducing new icing techniques. Techniques included are: stenciling with royal icing, wet-on-wet leopard print, lace, and creating dimension with icing. This class will also go into more detail on planning icing quantities and setting up a cookie timeline. Students in the intermediate class complete 6 cookie projects.


Birthday Basics ($109) - With the Extended Birthday Basics Class (Saturday), students will complete two extra projects in additional the traditional birthday class. The two additional techniques covered will be stenciling with royal icing and using a template to complete a cookie design! A total of 9 cookies will be created in this class.


With the extended Delicate Details class ($119), students will learn the following techniques: ruffles, simple roses, lace, basketweave and brushed icing. We will complete a stenciled project and also use a cookie projector.

  • Intro to Decorating: This class offers the basic fundamentals of cookie decoration and is ideal for a beginner or a student looking to advance current basic skills. This class covers baking tips, mixing icing, icing consistencies (pipe, flood, and 20-second and their applications), filling icing bags, piping, flooding, wet on wet techniques, marbling, icing accents (flowers, borders, leaves), icing transfers.


  • Themed Intermediate Decorating Classes: These classes are recommended for students that have decorating experience or that have already taken the Intro to Decorating Course.  The intermediate classes go a few steps beyond the basics and offer instruction on creating cookies with beautiful texture and dimension. Enjoy a class round-table discussion, facilitated by Anne, on design and creating cookies that POP! Several advanced techniques, for example, icing layers, brush embroidery, royal icing transfers, basket weave, and quilting - will be incorporated into each class. Some class instruction will also include using a KopyKake, airbrushing on cookies, adding gold accents, and more.


    COURSE MATERIALS (for all courses): Come ready to decorate, each cookie station will be set with everything needed to make the class projects, including: aprons, decorating tools, cookies and icing. At the conclusion of class, all first-time students will receive a Flour Box Bakery cookie school binder with a few recipes, notes, and cookie decorating resources. Additional inserts will be available for returning students that already have a binder. Completed cookie projects will be sent home with the students in a bakery box to show off to family and friends. Certain decorating supplies (tips, bottles, specialty ingredients, etc), including a decorating starter kit, will be available for purchase after class or on More details will be available at class.



    If you are unable to attend a class that you have registered for, please call or email Anne Yorks to cancel at or (814) 571-0720. A 10% admin fee will be assessed to all class cancellations. No refund will be available if cancellation is within two weeks of the class date unless the spot can be filled.


    CANCELLATION OF CLASS: If Flour Box Bakery needs to cancel a class due to inclement weather or other emergency, a snow/weather date will be set or full refund will be offered to enrolled students.


    I hope to see you in class!! For questions or more information, please contact Anne Yorks at or 814 571-0720


    Is your company interested in sponsoring a cookie school class? Email Anne Yorks to learn about the great benefits at



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